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Milo Seigneur de Courtenay
(Abt 1075-1127)


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Ermengarde de Nevers

Milo Seigneur de Courtenay

  • Born: Abt 1075, Courtenay, Loiret, France 160
  • Marriage: Ermengarde de Nevers about 1095 in France 160
  • Died: 1127, Courtenay, Loiret, France about age 52 160

bullet  General Notes:

~Weis' Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700, 8th Edition, 107:24, 138:24, Ermengarde de Nevers, married, abt. 1095, Milo, Sire de Courtenay, son of Jocelin de Courtenay, 1065, and Isabel de Montlhéry. 160

~Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. IV, p. 317, Chart, Miles, Seigneur de Courtenay, 1127, m. Ermengarde, daughter of Renaud, comté de nevers. 141

bullet  Information about this person:

• Background Information. 900
Milo, was the eldest son of Josceline de Courtenay, by his wife Isabel, daughter of Gui, Lord of Montlehery. Milo, about 1095, married Ermangarde, the only daughter of Renaud, comté de Nevers, by Hadewide, daughter of Robert "the wise," King of France.

Milo founded the Abbey of fontain-Jean, for the religious of the Cistertian order in 1124, and was, according to his desire, buried there in 1127. By his wife, Ermangarde, he had three sons:

Guilliaume de Courtenay, who setttled forty shillings a year on the abbey of Fontain-Jean, to maintain lights in the church, and died in the Holy Land.
Josceline de Courtenay, of whom there is no further mention.
Reginald de Courtenay

~Collin's Peerage of England, Vol. VI, p. 231

• Background Information. 141
Robert de Courtenay, died 26 Jul 1242 at Iwerne, Dorset, and was buried at the Abbey of Ford. Robert was the son and heir of Renaud de Courtenay, of Sutton, Berks (1161), who lost his great possessions in France about 1150, the French King, Louis VII, seizing them and granting them in appanage to his own youngest brother, Pierre (ancestor of the French Courtenays). Renaud was brother and heir of Guillaume, son and heir of Miles, son and heir of Josselin, son and heir of Athon, Sire de Courtenay and Château-Renard at the commencement of the eleventh century.

~ Cokayne's Complete Peerage, 2nd Edition, Vol. III, (Courtenay), p. 465, footnote (c)

Milo married Ermengarde de Nevers, daughter of Renaud II Comte de Nevers et Auxerre and Ida Comtesse le Forez, about 1095 in France.160 (Ermengarde de Nevers was born about 1073 in Nevers, Nievre, Bourgogne France and died about 1095.)

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